Fall 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)



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HIST 300    History of Western Civilization    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This survey course reviews western civilization from its origins in the Ancient Middle East until the Renaissance. It emphasizes the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual forces that have served to define western civilization. The focus is on the cultural legacies and contributions of the Ancient Middle East, Greece, Rome, and Medieval Europe to the development of western civilization. (Part of C-ID HIST 170)

Schedule: Eight Week 2nd - Alt. Dates, Oct 19-Dec 16
ACE (Accelerated College Education)

W07:45PM-09:20PMLECR.GaudardOff Campus Natomas N10312438Textbook
ACE (Accelerated College Education)
Sa12:40PM-05:00PMLECR.GaudardOff Campus Natomas N10212438Textbook
This class is part of the ACE (Accelerated College Education) program which is a continuing cohort for working adults. This course meets on one week night AND on Saturdays. For further information, visit the ACE website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/ace or call the Natomas Center at (916) 485-6000.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECW.WrightsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20811180Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECW.WrightsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20812885Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECO.GarasaninARC MAIN DaviesHall 10612973Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECW.WrightsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20811067Textbook
TTh08:00PM-09:20PMLECR.GaudardNatomas Off Campus LRC12531Textbook

HIST 302    History of Western Civilization    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of western civilization from the Renaissance to the present, emphasizing the interplay of social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual forces in creating and shaping the modern world. The focus is on the process of modernization, stressing the secularization of western society and examining how war and revolution have served to create our world. This course is not open to students who have completed HIST 481. (C-ID HIST 180; Part of C-ID HIST 170)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECW.WrightsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20810069Textbook
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECC.JardineARC MAIN DaviesHall 20811383Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

MW02:30PM-03:50PMLECJ.AllenOff Campus McClellan 10313167Textbook

HIST 307    History of World Civilizations to 1500    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course surveys world civilizations from antiquity to the 1500s, with a particular emphasis on the dynamic interaction and comparison of diverse peoples, ethnicities, and cultures. Special attention is given to the social, political, economic, cultural, and religious influences that shaped major world civilizations. (C-ID HIST 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECJ.WeinerARC MAIN DaviesHall 20810473Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

T04:30PM-05:50PMLECJ.WeinerARC MAIN DaviesHall 20810072Textbook
TBATBALECJ.WeinerARC MAIN Online 10072Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online"

W06:30PM-09:40PMLECB.HamkarOff Campus Natomas N10112252Textbook

HIST 308    History of World Civilizations, 1500 to Present    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of world history from the 16th century to the present, with particular emphasis on the increased integration of peoples and cultures as the result of the continuing process of globalization. The focus is on the revolutionary transformations of human society and human social relations caused by such new ideas as scientific racism, nationalism, imperialism, and constitutional government. It also covers important trends of the past five-hundred years including the increasing prevalence of migration, the changing nature of warfare, the harnessing of fossil fuels, the growing integration of global economies, and the scientific and technological breakthroughs that are continuing to revolutionize humanity's understanding of and relationship with the natural world. Through this focus it is possible to better understand the forces that have shaped world society over the past five-hundred years and that continue to shape the world today. These analyses are set within the context of such historical concepts as cause and effect, multiple causation, multiple frames of reference, and historical interpretation from evidence. (C-ID HIST 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.CatonARC MAIN DaviesHall 10510073Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECR.CatonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21912784Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

M10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.CatonARC MAIN DaviesHall 11319636Textbook
TBATBALECR.CatonARC MAIN Online 19636Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.WeinerARC MAIN DaviesHall 20810949Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECJ.AllenARC MAIN DaviesHall 10611068Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECJ.WeinerARC MAIN Online 19637Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21, 2017.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HIST 310    History of the United States    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of United States history from its European, African, and Native American backgrounds to 1865. The course examines the origin and development of many of this nation's political, social, economic and intellectual institutions including their influences upon contemporary American life. These analyses also emphasize such historical concepts as cause and effect, multiple causation, and historical interpretation. This course is not open to students who have completed HIST 483. (C-ID HIST 130)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECJ.RankinARC MAIN DaviesHall 10713813Textbook
TBATBALECJ.RankinARC MAIN Online 13813Textbook
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about Canvas (eLearning) go to:
www.arc.losrios.edu/Distance_Education/D2L__Canvas_Login.htm

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22311832Textbook
TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22311833Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22310079Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22312667Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECE.HashimaARC MAIN DaviesHall 22310080Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

Th10:30AM-11:50AMLECB.HamkarARC MAIN DaviesHall 22010083Textbook
TBATBALECB.HamkarARC MAIN Online 10083Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECP.BethelARC MAIN DaviesHall 22311834Textbook
F01:00PM-04:05PMLECC.JardineARC MAIN DaviesHall 22310082Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECS.MulvihillARC MAIN DaviesHall 22311835Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECE.HashimaARC MAIN DaviesHall 22310081Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECC.PadgettARC MAIN DaviesHall 22313214Textbook
(CECA) California Early College Academy
TTh12:30PM-01:50PMLECC.PadgettOff Campus Natomas N10111116Textbook
The above class is part of the CECA (California Early College Academy) program which is a continuing cohort. For further information, call (916) 485-6000.

T06:30PM-09:40PMLECM.CollinsOff Campus Natomas N10112377Textbook
F05:30PM-08:45PMLECA.FeelyOff Campus Natomas N10119609Textbook
TBATBALECC.PadgettARC MAIN Online 11836Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21, 2017.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECS.LeeARC MAIN Online 12602Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21, 2017.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBATBALECD.DavisARC MAIN Online 13464Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21, 2017.
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HIST 311    History of the United States    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of United States History from 1865 to the present. It also analyzes many of America's political, social, economic, and intellectual institutions, including their influences upon contemporary life. This course also examines this nation's increasing involvement in world affairs. These analyses are set within the context of such historical concepts as cause and effect, multiple causation, and historical interpretation. This course is not open to students who have completed Hist 484. (C-ID HIST 140)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TTh10:30AM-01:20PMLECR.CatonARC MAIN DaviesHall 11320415Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910086Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 10510087Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910088Textbook
T10:30AM-11:50AMLECP.CooperARC MAIN DaviesHall 22320159Textbook
TBATBALECP.CooperARC MAIN Online 20159Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21911914Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECS.SmithARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910089Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECC.PadgettARC MAIN Online 11181Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21 12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online.

TBATBALECC.PadgettARC MAIN Online 12974Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21 12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online.

TBATBALECC.EberhardtARC MAIN Online 20333Textbook
Online Orientation: Monday, August 21 12:01AM-11:59PM
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


HIST 320    History of the United States: African-American Emphasis    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 and ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers U.S. history from the founding of Jamestown in 1607 through the Civil War. This course begins with a brief overview of the Black American's African heritage. It continues with the role played by African-Americans, their relationships to other groups, and their specific contributions in the growth and development of the nation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910074Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECR.PearsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21911677Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


HIST 321    History of the United States: African-American Emphasis    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers U.S. history from 1865 to present, including coverage of state and local government with an emphasis on the role of African Americans, their relationships to other groups, and their specific contributions in the growth and development of the nation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLECS.SmithARC MAIN DaviesHall 21919638Textbook

HIST 327    History of the Chicano/Mexican American    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area VI (effective Summer 2016); CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the relationship between the development of American and Mexican civilization in the Western Hemisphere. This course focuses on the role of the Mexican American experience in the U.S. as it was affected by social, political, and economic events. Emphasis is placed on socio-cultural contributions of Mexican Americans to American institutions. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECR.CatonARC MAIN DaviesHall 10510075Textbook
This section of HIST 327 (MW, section 10075) is part of a Learning Community paired with a 1-unit section of ENGWR 360--WID. It is designed for students who are interested in a Mexican American / Chicano History course and want extra help with assignments as well as help with the HIST 327 writing assignments as well as help improving their reading, writing, and study skills. Students MUST be enrolled in both the HIS 327 class and one of the related ENGWR 360 sections (either M 1:30-2:20 pm, section 13159 or W 1:30-2:20 pm, section 13160) to stay enrolled in this Learning Community. All students will meet for the Mexican American / Chicano History 327 course twice per week. Half of the class will meet for the ENGWR 360 course on Mondays, and the other half will meet on Wednesdays. (NOTE: ENGWR 360 does not have any prerequisite requirements for enrollment.)


HIST 330    Women in American History    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320, with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers a survey of U.S. women's history, including the origin and development of the nation's political, social, economic, and intellectual institutions, from pre-contact indigenous societies to the modern era. The diverse roles and contributions of European American, Native American, African American, Mexican American, and Asian American women are emphasized throughout the course.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

TTh06:00PM-09:10PMLECD.VanEllsARC MAIN DaviesHall 10720439Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECA.FeelyARC MAIN DaviesHall 10711931Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.SmithARC MAIN DaviesHall 10519639Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECD.VanEllsARC MAIN DaviesHall 10510077Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 10510078Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECS.SmithARC MAIN DaviesHall 21910076Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 10511182Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLECS.SmithARC MAIN DaviesHall 10510545Textbook
W05:30PM-08:35PMLECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 10512423Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

W08:00AM-09:20AMLECK.Casper-DenmanOff Campus Natomas N10111036Textbook
TBATBALECK.Casper-DenmanOff Campus Natomas ONLINE11036Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

M06:30PM-09:40PMLECJ.RankinOff Campus Natomas N20211209Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

TBATBALECD.DavisARC MAIN Online 11723Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 21    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online.

TBATBALECA.FeelyARC MAIN Online 12975Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 21    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online.


HIST 341    History of California: 1879 to Present    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320, with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of California history from 1879 to the present. Topics include the economic, social, cultural, and political developments, including the impact of the Constitution of 1879, consequences of railroad expansion, and early twentieth-century urbanization. It also includes the impact of the Great Depression and World War II, water projects, protest and reform movements of the 1960s, the rise of conservatism, and recent political trends.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECC.LeonhardtARC MAIN DaviesHall 10511069Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


HIST 364    Asian Civilization    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of āCā or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of āCā or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the history of Asian Civilizations from the emergence of agriculture and complex societies to 1800 C.E, with particular focus on India, China, and Japan. Topics include the rise of complex societies across Asia; the relationship between agrarian civilizations and the herders of Inner Asia; state-building and imperial expansion; the emergence of the major Asian philosophies and religious faiths, including that of Islam; Asian technology and innovation; the Mongol conquests; and the entrance of Europeans into the Asian world beginning in the 15th century.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.WeinerARC MAIN DaviesHall 20810474Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


HIST 481    History of Western Civilization - Honors    3 Units

Prerequisite: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; CSU Area D6; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of western civilization from the Renaissance to the present. This seminar-style course confronts the major historical issues through class discussion. The class challenges students to interpret the past by critically analyzing both primary sources and relevant works by leading historians. Emphasis is on the social, political, economic, cultural and intellectual forces that have served to shape the modern world. This course is not open to students who have completed HIST 302. (C-ID HIST 180; Part of C-ID HIST 170)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECW.WrightsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 20819810Textbook

HIST 483    History of the United States - Honors    3 Units

Prerequisite: Placement into ENGWR 480 through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an in-depth study of American history from the Colonial through the American Civil War eras. This seminar-style honors course utilizes class discussion based on the reading of selected monographs and primary documents. Particular emphasis is placed on the interrelationships of the developing American political, economic, social, and cultural institutions. Critical thinking skills are emphasized in responding to these issues. This course is not open to students who have completed HIST 310. (C-ID HIST 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECE.HashimaARC MAIN DaviesHall 22310084Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.


HIST 495    Independent Studies in History    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in the subject of history, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TBATBALABC.Padgett TBA TBA12668Textbook

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 18, 2017